The Managing Director of Al Handal International Group (HIG), Omar Al Handal, participated in the panel discussion "Capitalizing on Opportunities: Investment Paths and Strategic Growth for Family Offices in the Push Towards Sustainability" at COP28 UAE - United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai on December 4th. The distinguished panel, moderated by Farida F. El Agamy, General Manager of Tharawat Family Business Forum, featured key speakers, including H.E. Essa Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Essa Al Ghurair Investment, and Nadine Karadag, Board Member at INCO Group.
Al Handal focused the discussion on the importance of raising awareness among the younger generation in family businesses regarding the significance of initiative and responsibility towards climate change. He emphasized the necessity of taking simple and continuous steps to achieve a positive impact. The session also shed light on Iraq Prime Minister, H.E. Mohammed Al Sudani's visionary initiative to plant five million palm trees, enhancing environmental resilience.
Furthermore, the session highlighted our company, Modon Real Estate Development. Our commitment to achieving sustainable development goals in projects across Iraq was affirmed, emphasizing our adoption of practices and strategies that actively promote sustainability and contribute to addressing climate change.